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Education

Does The Fight For A Cursive Comeback Miss The Point?

The real fear among those who study kids and handwriting is not that our schools will stop teaching cursive; it's that students aren't writing enough.

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Your Smartphone Is A Crucial Police Tool, If They Can Crack It

Suspects' smartphones contain a wealth of information: calls, photos, GPS data. With so much info, it's often all police need to make a case. But with fast-changing phone technology, it can take work.

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Shots - Health News

Thinking Of Retiring? Consider Your Health

Retirement may not be so good for your mental and physical health, a lot of research suggests — or at least not good for everybody.

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